Monthly Archives: September 2018

Picture: Brand New Onikan Stadium In The Making

One of the cardinal objectives of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration is Project T.H.E.S.E, an acronym which stands for Tourism, Hospitality, Entertainment and Sports for Excellence. In line with the initiative, the present administration embarked on ambitious moves to transform the entire Onikan axis into world class entertainment and tourism zone with special focus on sports and showcasing the rich cultural ...

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Dangote, Elumelu For Honour As CAMCAN Holds Capital Market Performance Awards

Prominent players in the nation’s capital market will gather in Lagos this weekend (Saturday September 29) for the maiden awards ceremony to recognize and reward excellence among companies quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The award ceremony organized by Capital Market Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CAMCAN), is to reward: profitability, resilience, efficiency of company managements, stocks with the best ...

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Arsenal, WorldRemit Select Nigerian, Five Others For ‘Future Stars’ Youth Coaching Programme

A panel of judges from Arsenal Football Club and its official online money transfer partner, WorldRemit, have selected six coaches from across Africa as finalists in their new Future Stars coaching progamme. These final six coaches will now compete in a public vote on FutureStars.WorldRemit.com for the chance to attend an exclusive training programme with Arsenal Soccer Schools in London – ...

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BREAKING: Adeleke Alleges ‘Coup’ In Osun Gov Rerun 

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has described the ongoing rerun election in seven units in the state as a ‘coup ‘. Adeleke, who spoke with The Punch on the telephone, said that supporters of the PDP were being denied access to ballot papers in the governorship rerun election. “What is happening ...

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Osun Rerun: Voters Defy Downpour In Osogbo

Some voters in Osogbo participating in the Osun governorship re-run election refused to quit the queue on Thursday morning in spite of a downpour. The voters were on the queue at Polling Unit 17, Ward 5, Adewale Street, Alekuwodo in the capital of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election process started at 8 a.m. ...

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Paying For Nigeria’s Wrong Choices

A recent statement by a United States government official, blaming Nigeria’s woes on government’s wrong choices and bizarre spending pattern, is unlikely to sit well with the authorities; but the aptness of the remark cannot be faulted. The USAID Country Representative, Stephen Haykin, said that Nigeria’s scarce resources were being lavished on subsidies on petroleum products, at the expense of ...

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SDP Opposes Omisore’s Alliance With APC

One of the national leaders of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, has pledged the support of the party to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, in the governorship rerun election holding on Thursday. Falae, reportedly called Adeleke on the telephone on Wednesday to disown Senator Iyiola Omisore who had also promised to work for the ...

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Terrible Night For Barcelona, Madrid In La Liga

Barcelona conceded twice in 68 seconds and Real Madrid were three down at half-time as La Liga’s two title favourites were each stunned by surprise defeats on Wednesday night. Barca’s 2-1 loss to relegation fighters Leganes was the greater shock but Madrid’s beating was more emphatic, blown away 3-0 by Sevilla after a torrid 39 minutes at the Ramon Sanchez ...

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